"A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Baltasar Gracian on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Baltasar Gracian on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Baltasar Gracian on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Baltasar Gracian on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Baltasar Gracian on Robert Frost
"He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything."
"Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone."
"Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong."
"Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."
"Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best for that we must have recourse to art."